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Using geographic information systems (GIS) for gender and development

ASU Author/Contributor (non-ASU co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Kathleen Schroeder, Professor & Department Chair (Creator)
Institution
Appalachian State University (ASU )
Web Site: http://www.library.appstate.edu/

Abstract: This paper focuses on the use of geographic information system (GIS) in gender research and argues for the possibility that the tool has inherent biases with regard to data collection and representation.

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Publication
Bosak, Keith, and Kathleen Schroeder. 2005. "Using geographic information systems (GIS) for gender and development." Development in Practice 15, no. 2: 231-237. Routledge, Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Date: 2005
Keywords
geographic information systems, gender studies